Museum Studies Program Blog

Dec 5 – “Time to Evolve: The Histories and Futures of Two University Natural History Museums”

Directors from two university natural history museums will discuss the changing roles of such museums in research, education, and cultural heritage.  Access to such collections allows visitors the opportunity to connect with the process of scientific research.  The opportunities offered by transitioning into new...

Nov 28 – “Learning by Leading: A New Model for Expanding Museum Impact”

Directors from the Public Garden at the University of California, Davis, and the University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum will discuss their institutions’ student engagement programs, which offer professional training programs aimed to encourage and broaden the learning experiences of future...